Paul S. Simon
Named as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in the area of family law, Paul has exclusively practiced family law for the entirety of his legal career. The nuance and complexity found in every family law case informs Paul’s approach towards all of his clients to develop and craft a specific strategy to achieve optimal outcomes. Paul understands the difficulty family law issues can present and enjoys working with his clients towards bright, sustainable futures.
He is a member of the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association and the Family Law Section and Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia. Paul has been published in the Daily Report, the legal organ of Fulton County, Georgia, and in the American Journal of Trial Advocacy. He has also spoken at continuing legal education conferences on topics germane to family law cases.
Paul received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Georgia in 2010, where he was an active member of his fraternity, serving as president his junior year. He received his JD from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, in 2013.
While in law school, he served as president of his law school class, as an articles editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, and as an oral advocate for Cumberland's national finalist moot court team. He participated in the National Appellate Advocacy Championships in Chicago in 2013 and received the Hand Arendall Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy.
Paul currently lives in Inman Park.
Selected Honors and Positions
Rising Star (Family Law), Super Lawyers
Atlanta Magazine 2018-2023
Author, “Family Law as a Second Language"
Daily Report, May 2022
Asking for a Friend, May 2022
Lawyers Tell All Podcast, December 2022
Renovation Radio Podcast, December 2022
Author, “Moving Up: Sweat, Money, Jokes, Pain"
Verdict Magazine, Summer 2022
Author, “I Want Custody"
The YLD Review, Fall 2022
Speaker, “Identifying and Resolving Ethical Issues in Cases Involving Children"
Speaker, “Devil’s in the Deviations"
Advanced Family Law Seminar (September 2021)
Author, “Perspective on the New Normal"
Daily Report, 2020
Author, “Lawyers and the Bad News Blues"
Daily Report (December 4, 2018)
Speaker, “Not Your Average Case Law Update"
Nuts & Bolts of Family Law (September 2018)
Author, “A Little More Advice for Rookies: Understand Yourself, Recognize Your Limitations"
Daily Report (November 20, 2017)